A Call to Order (Thomas, Dmitri and Gabriella)

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A Call to Order (Thomas, Dmitri and Gabriella)

Post#1 » August 1st, 2016, 4:10 am

The Judex called the meeting.

A gathering in the top boardroom of the Pierre Hotel New York located at Central Park South. A small gathering to discuss certain upcoming influence actions to be taken against the Brood in Queens.

The guest list included:

The Judex
Baroness Conti
Archon Lord Bathory
Mister Blair
Mister Richter

The Boardroom was sleek and elegant, also very expensive, and the room had been triple checked for every concern that could be thought of. None of the guests had arrived yet, there was still time before the meeting, but someone would soon be the first to arrive.
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Post#2 » August 1st, 2016, 7:09 am

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Thomas Richter¦ Ventrue¦ Invictus ¦ Title of Esteem: Mister ¦ Title of Function: Commissioner ¦ Title of Tribute: none¦ Defense: 2¦ Vitae: 7/10 ¦ Willpower: 5/5¦ Health : 7/7 ¦ BP:1 ¦ Presence 4: Affable¦



Thomas was early, as was appropriate. He was new to the city, lower-ranking, and generally looking to make an impression of being helpful, after all. He wore a black suit, a white shirt, a purple tie with fine golden lines and black Oxford shoes. His golden cufflinks were used to indicate both his function and mundane job: dollar signs. Surprisingly, they did not look playful on his outfit, but rather underlined the statement: I am Ventrue. Money is my forté.
"Hm" he said as took in the scene. The Boardroom's elegance was something he appreciated as a sign of power - and taste. Hands on his back, smile on his face while standing not too far from the door, he waited patiently.

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Re: A Call to Order (Thomas, Dmitri and Gabriella)

Post#3 » August 1st, 2016, 11:46 pm

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It was not long before the door opened and Dimitri entered the room. He forced a smile at Thomas as he made his way to his seat, removing a notebook and rather expensive looking fountain pen. He placed them neatly on the table in front of him, almost like it was some sort of routine.

"Mister Richter I presume?"
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Re: A Call to Order (Thomas, Dmitri and Gabriella)

Post#4 » August 2nd, 2016, 2:37 am

Next in the room, carrying several expensive looking leather folders, was Mister Blair. The young Shadow nodded at both Dmitri (First) and Thomas (Second) and began to arrange the folders in front of the empty chair at the head of the table.

A minute later a dark haired woman appeared in the doorway.

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"Baroness Conti." Mister Blair said when she arrived but continued to set up.

"Mister Blair." She spoke with a bit of formality when greeting the other Shadow. She nodded at Dmitri. "Lord Archon."

She took a seat, not at the head of the table, as Mister Blair finished and then began the introductions. Apparently he was afraid of becoming distracted in setting up the Judex's notes and making a mistake. Smart man Mister Blair.

"Mister Richter, Commissioner of the First Estate, it is my humble pleasure to introduce my Kindred Sibling Major Baroness Conti, Commissioner of the First Estate, and Lord Bathory, Archon of the First Estate."

Gabriella nodded. "Pleasure to meet you."
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Post#5 » August 2nd, 2016, 6:40 am

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Thomas Richter¦ Ventrue¦ Invictus ¦ Title of Esteem: Mister ¦ Title of Function: Commissioner ¦ Title of Tribute: none¦ Defense: 2¦ Vitae: 7/10 ¦ Willpower: 5/5¦ Health : 7/7 ¦ BP:1 ¦ Presence 4: Affable¦


As he had not been introduced yet, he answered Bathory with a smile and a bow. "Indeed."
He then resumed taking his earlier position and waiting.

Thomas went about the introduction in a serious, business-like manner. "It is both an honour and a delight to meet you, Baroness Conti, Comissioner of the First Estate." He then addressed Bathory: "And it is a pleasure to meet you, Lord Bathory, Archon of the First Estate."
Then, he performed an elaborate bow, with one hand extended to the right side, the other placed on his heart, one foot extended to his back a little, and added "I am at your service". He ended his bow, which obviously was required etiquette in Miami for occasions such as these, and stood in attendance
With that, tradition had been served, and he returned to his usual, affable smile.

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Post#6 » August 2nd, 2016, 10:32 am

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"Baroness Conti, Mister Blair. " Dimitri nodded. "Any Idea on the agenda for this meeting? "
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Re: A Call to Order (Thomas, Dmitri and Gabriella)

Post#7 » August 2nd, 2016, 3:20 pm

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"We are getting our ducks in a row regarding Brood influence in the Bronx. Packets of the collected data have started to go out and sectors for pressure are being assigned. The Invictus is sharing politics and police with the Carthians and the financial slash business sectors are pretty much ours alone, so the Judex wishes coordinate our efforts in those areas for maximum effect." Gabriella glanced at the door, half wondering if speaking of the devil would make her appear.

Mister Blair shrugged and nodded, agreeing with the Baroness' statement.
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Post#8 » August 2nd, 2016, 8:16 pm

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Thomas Richter¦ Ventrue¦ Invictus ¦ Title of Esteem: Mister ¦ Title of Function: Commissioner ¦ Title of Tribute: none¦ Defense: 2¦ Vitae: 7/10 ¦ Willpower: 5/5¦ Health : 7/7 ¦ BP:1 ¦ Presence 4: Affable¦



Thomas frowned. There were many ways to put pressure, from collecting information to figure out which of the enemies' assets were weakest, most active, or most important, to feeding information regarding certain activities or transfers to eithers- e.g. either to the media or the police to have them harrass the target-, over to stalling enemy actions by blocking transactions and finally all the way through to hostile take-over: taking the enemies' holdings and making them yours.
He was curious to see how NYC's Invictus handled things. "If I may be so bold as to ask, dear Baroness Conti: What kind of pressure are we talking about?"

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Re: A Call to Order (Thomas, Dmitri and Gabriella)

Post#9 » August 2nd, 2016, 10:03 pm

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"Lists of allies, pawns, properties, financial accounts and the like have been put together over the last year and the time has come to prepare an action against them in order to knock the legs out from under the Brood."
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Post#10 » August 2nd, 2016, 11:36 pm

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"I almost cracked a smile. Then I realized we were talking about it from an influence point of view and not from a corporal standpoint." he replied straight faced watching at how Mr Blair would handle the whole...Dimitri's notebook where the Judex's folder was supposed to be neatly placed dilemma. To most it was deadly serious... or it was his idea of a joke. It was hard to say and more like a 50/50 guess at best.
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Re: A Call to Order (Thomas, Dmitri and Gabriella)

Post#11 » August 3rd, 2016, 1:06 am

Almost without thinking Mister Blair carefully moved Dmitri's folder just a hint out of the way of where the Judex's things needed to be.

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"You will get your opportunity Archon, heads will be cracked in the most literal sense of the expression. The Judex entered and took her seat. Without looking down she grabbed the first folder and opened it.

"So first things first, as the Baroness said the Invictus is tasked with the elimination of the Brood's Financial and Business assets and pawns. We are also going to be working with the Carthians on their political assets. The other Covenants have their own assignments as well. Once everything is set we will act in order to destroy the legs of our enemy in one coordinated action."
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Post#12 » August 3rd, 2016, 11:24 pm

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Dimitri opened the folder. "Okay, I am in. What do we need to discuss?"
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Post#13 » August 4th, 2016, 4:07 pm

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Thomas Richter¦ Ventrue¦ Invictus ¦ Title of Esteem: Mister ¦ Title of Function: Commissioner ¦ Title of Tribute: none¦ Defense: 2¦ Vitae: 7/10 ¦ Willpower: 5/5¦ Health : 7/7 ¦ BP:1 ¦ Presence 4: Affable¦



A small notebook appeared in Thomas hand, from somewhere within his jackett. He opened it with a smile, pen ready to write.

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Post#14 » August 6th, 2016, 8:49 pm

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"Well Baroness Conti and Lord Bathory will have more direct duties to fulfill when the time comes so coordination and planning is required to fully integrate their assets to our overall endeavor. According to the information gathered by those monitoring the after effects of recent engagements it is clear that the Foresworn control three City Councilors as pawns, with eleven Borough officials, fourteen individuals in the finance and banking sectors, and at least ten community activists also under their sway. Now the Councilors, Borough officials and community activists we are sharing with the Carthians but their fourteen money and asset managers are on the First Estate."
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Post#15 » August 6th, 2016, 11:30 pm

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Dimitri nodded "Who is the first target?"
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